The Minority Report
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The Minority Report

Fragile masculinity is a byproduct of the social construction of gender Masculinity is more fragile than it’s ever been. The tendency now by some men to overcompensate for…

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How gun violence creates collective psychological trauma and social divides
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How gun violence creates collective psychological trauma and social divides

Incessant media coverage ingrains biases, fosters a paranoid, mistrustful society After decades of international peace and a domestic sense of invulnerability, the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001…

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Keep the buddy-buddy relationship between science and the humanities alive
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Keep the buddy-buddy relationship between science and the humanities alive

René Descartes shows the importance of studying across disciplines Growing up, I never excelled in STEM classes or even wanted to be a scientist. My burning passion for…

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Humor: Eager student accidentally arrives to first lecture 12 hours early
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Humor: Eager student accidentally arrives to first lecture 12 hours early

The story of an eager freshman who didn’t exactly have an ideal start to his time at UC Davis. First-year students are often prone to embarrassment when starting…

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Anti-Katehi rhetoric echoes Trump supporters
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Anti-Katehi rhetoric echoes Trump supporters

Accusations against Linda Katehi are unfounded and irresponsible Following UC Davis Chancellor Linda Katehi’s struggle with the student body last year, her resignation in August should come as…

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Humor: First-week accidents decline as UC Davis bans skateboards, cruisers, bikes
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Humor: First-week accidents decline as UC Davis bans skateboards, cruisers, bikes

Number of crashes in and around bike circles sees greatest decrease Davis updated its transportation laws early September after a recent study by TAPS showed that Welcome Week…

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Free speech, comedy on today’s college campus
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Free speech, comedy on today’s college campus

Does there need to be an underlying message in “offensive” humor? On campuses big and small throughout the United States, invited speakers are protested, teachers are penalized and…

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HUMOR: First-year actually thinks he’s grabbing a hammock this quarter
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HUMOR: First-year actually thinks he’s grabbing a hammock this quarter

Naivete underscores problem of delays and lines in hammock system First-year Darrell Nusbaum expressed optimism Wednesday that he would actually be able to grab a hammock on a…

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No farms, no food
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No farms, no food

The fight to produce food On one of my recent six-hour drives to Davis through Central California, I noticed two things at the center of this state’s environmental…

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Michael Clogston Abroad
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Michael Clogston Abroad

Concluding Japan, starting Australia Nine weeks have passed since I began my working here in Sendai, Japan, through UC Davis’ Japanese Children’s Home Internship Program (JCHIP). The program…

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Fall Quarter columnists to take on subjects from sustainable agriculture to gun control
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Fall Quarter columnists to take on subjects from sustainable agriculture to gun control

Welcome back to school, everybody. It’s an exciting time to be alive and you’re in college to experience it. What luck! So get involved. Join a club, get…

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At Orientation
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Adderall: A mental steroid?
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Adderall: A mental steroid?

We’ve all been warned about the harms of substance abuse, how the use and abuse of illegal drugs can negatively impact both our academic performance and overall health.…

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Reflecting on the middle
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Reflecting on the middle

I attended Wednesday’s Bernie Sanders’ rally today on campus and was pleasantly surprised to see that he opened up his speech with regard to the diminishing middle class.…

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The Editorial Board endorses Hillary Clinton for Democratic nomination
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The Editorial Board endorses Hillary Clinton for Democratic nomination

Clinton’s experience, pragmatism make her top candidate After a spectacular year of garnering support for his progressive agenda, Senator Bernie Sanders (D-VT) came to UC Davis Wednesday, June…

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